Form P1B
Additional Information Required in Respect of
Applications for Mineral Workings
Please complete 2 copies of this form
Please note that when you submit a planning application the information, including plans, maps and
drawings, will appear on the Planning Register which is publicly available and, along with other
associated documentation (with the exception of personal telephone numbers, email addresses or
sensitive personal data), will also be published on the Planning Portal through the Public Access
Portal (
(a) The type of mineral to be
1. (b) The method of extraction
2. (a) The estimated quantity of
minerals to be extracted yearly
(b) The rate of working (in
hectares or parts of a hectare) per
The maximum depth of
excavation proposed and the
number of working levels
Estimated life expectancy of
mineral working
How frequently is blasting to be
carried out?
Average depth of topsoil and
What waste products will there
be? e.g. waste rock, dust etc.
. Staff to be employed:
(a) Full time Male
(b) Part time Male
Official Use
Application No.: _________________
Date Received: _________________
Normal working hours and the
days to be worked each week
including seasonal variations
Proposals for restoration or
after-use of the land
If planning permission is granted
when is working likely to
5 copies of a map must be provided at 1:2500 scale (in special cases 1:1250 or 1:500 may be
necessary). This should show the following information:
(a) The area for which permission is being sought outlined in red;
(b) Any adjoining or other lands which the applicant owns or may wish to work in the future
outlined in blue;
(c) Area to be worked;
(d) Routes of any public rights of way, roads, railways, sewers, pipelines, overhead lines and
watercourses crossing and adjoining the site; margins to be left alongside these and/or
proposed diversions;
(e) Positions and heights of all existing quarry faces working or inactive, if any;
(f) Direction and phasing of working;
(g) Final locations of all quarry faces, including benches;
(h) Location and identification of all existing plant and/or buildings; and of any new/replacement
plant and buildings proposed;
(i) Location of tip areas existing and proposed for the deposit of:
1. overburden
2. waste materials
3. topsoil (if any)
4. dust
(j) Location of stock-piles, existing and proposed;
(k) Location and extent of storage areas for manufactured concrete products etc existing and
(l) Location of existing accesses and proposals for new accesses;
(m) Location of car and lorry parks, and maintenance area existing and proposed;
(n) Location of vehicle and/or wheel washing plant existing and proposed;
(o) Areas of submergence within the working area including settlement ponds existing and
(p) Proposals for screen banks and planting;
(q) Proposals for restoration of the site with approximate dates of completion.
Cross sections must be provided through all quarry faces showing existing and finished levels in
relation to all adjoining lands. Lines of sections should be as representative as possible and should
be marked on the accompanying map.
Applicants for existing quarries may find it more convenient to present this information on 2 maps
existing workings and proposed workings.
Requirements will vary in individual cases dependant, for example, on scale and location of
operation. Applicants are advised to contact their local Council before submitting their application.
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